'''Susan Keating Glaspell''' (July 1, 1876 – July 27, 1948) was an American Pulitzer Prize
-winning playwright, actress, novelist, and journalist. With her husband George Cram Cook
she founded the Provincetown Players
[Ben-Zvi, Linda. "Preface." Preface. Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. Oxford University Press, 2005. Ix.]
the first modern American theater company.
[Sarlós, Robert K. (1984). [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1542-734X.1984.0703_65.x/abstract "The Provincetown Players' Genesis or Non-Commercial Theatre on Commercial Streets"], ''Journal of American Culture'', Vol. 7, Issue 3 (Fall 1984), pp. 65–70]
During the Great Depression
she served in the Works Progress Administration
as Midwest Bureau Director of the Federal Theater Project
A prolific writer, Glaspell is known to have composed nine novels, fifteen plays, over fifty short stories, and one biography.
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